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Pure Encapsulations Glucose Support Formula Product Information
Glucose Support Formula contains recognized ingredients that help to provide specific support for healthy pancreas function and glucose metabolism.*
- Gymnema sylvestre, an herb standardized to contain gymnemic acids, to nutritionally support the insulin producing cells of the pancreas.*
- Alpha lipoic acid, a versatile nutrient that helps to provide antioxidant activity and sustains healthy glucose function.*
- Panax ginseng and Eleutherococcussenticosus, or eleuthero, adaptogensthat attempts to promote healthy glucose balance.*
- Maitake mushroom extract, playing a potential role in healthy glucose metabolism.*
- Chromiumpolynicotinate, a chromium/nicotinic acid complex, may promote healthy glucose and fat utilization.*
Uses For Glucose Support Formula
Healthy Glucose Function: This formula was designed to help provide broad-spectrum support for enhancing healthy glucose uptake and metabolism.*
Maitake extract is derived from Grifola frondosa whole plant body. Panax ginseng extract is derived from the root and standardized to contain ginsenosides. Eleutherococcus senticosus extract is derived from the root and standardized to contain eleutheroside E & B. Gymnema sylvestre extract is derived fromthe leaf and standardized to contain gymnemic acids. Alpha lipoic acid (thioctic acid) and polynicotinate are synthetic.
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
PURE ENCAPSULATIONS GLUCOSE SUPPORT FORMULA
Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Amount Per Serving
|Chromium (as chromium polynicotinate)||200 mcg|
|Gymnema (gymnema sylvestre) extract (leaf)||75 mg|
|Asian ginseng (panax ginseng) extract (root)
(standardized to contain 5% ginsenosides)
|Eleuthero (eleutherococcus senticosus) extract (root)
(standardized to contain 0.8% eleutheroside E&B)
|Alpha lipoic acid (thioctic acid)
(standardized to contain 75% gymnemic acids)
|Chromium (polynicotinate)||200 mcg|
|Maitake mushroom (grifola frondosa) extract||200 mg|
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
† Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving
Other Ingredients: vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water)
Recommended Use: 1 capsule daily, with a meal, or as directed by a health professional.
Cautions: If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Alpha lipoic acid may cause gastrointestinal discomfort in some individuals and should always be taken with meals. A small number of cases report that alpha lipoic acid may cause skin rash in sensitive individuals. In rare cases‚ Panax ginseng and eleuthero may cause over-stimulation. Panax ginseng and eleuthero may also be contraindicated for individuals with hypertension.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Panax ginseng may be contraindicated for individuals taking antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications. Eleuthero may be contraindicated for individuals taking digoxin. Gymnema sylvestre should be used with caution and under close medicalsupervision ifcombined with sulfonylurea drugs and insulin‚ as gymnema may provide synergistic effects. Chromium may also enhance the effects of drugs for diabetes and should be used with caution under these circumstances.